Detroit Man Convicted of Murder: Is the Verdict Just?
He faces life in prison with the possibility of parole.
The suburban Detroit homeowner who shot and killed an unarmed woman on his porch was found guilty of second-degree murder and manslaughter on Thursday.
Theodore Wafer, 55, admitted to shooting Renisha McBride, 19, in the face when she appeared at his doorstep just before dawn on Nov. 2. He claimed it was self-defense.
The airport maintenance employee, who had been free on bond, was ordered to jail to await his sentencing on Aug. 21. He faces life in prison with the possibility of parole, but it's likely his actual sentence will be much shorter.